Bill Thompson's Running Records

I started a running program on September 22, 2001, after having tried to run a 5K while completely unprepared and out of shape.  That was a wake up call!

I began running 2 or 3 times a week, and started participating in 5K races.    Later, I started running some 5 Mile runs and 10K's.  Many of these races raise money that benefit worthy causes.  I have been encouraged by a gradual improvement in my times.

In October 2010 I accomplished my goal of finishing a Half Marathon!  I have now joined the Seven Hills Running Club in Huntsville, Texas.

I highly recommend running as a great way of staying motivated, improving your health, and having fun!
 
 
Date Bib# Event Location Distance Time Mile 
Pace
Results Report Photos
5K Races:    





9/22/01   TCU Family Weekend Fort Worth, TX 5K 45:46     a
b
c
d
e
2/02/02 707 Bridge Fest Kingwood, TX 5K 34:44   results  a
b
5/25/02   Run The Woodlands #58 Woodlands, TX 5K 33:24   results a
b
c
7/27/02   Run The Woodlands #62 Woodlands, TX 5K  33:54    results a
b
c
9/21/02   TCU Family Weekend Fort Worth, TX 5K        a
b
10/12/02   Seven Hills Huntsville, TX 5K 32:11   results  
5/24/03   Run The Woodlands #82 Woodlands, TX 5K 32:39   results a
b
6/28/03   Run The Woodlands #84 Woodlands, TX 5K 33:43   results a
b
c
9/20/03   TCU Family Weekend Fort Worth, TX 5K      results  a
b
c
d
10/11/03  131 Seven Hills  Huntsville, TX 5K 31:46   results a
b
c
d
11/8/03   Robyn's Race Conroe, TX 5K 30:29   results Bill
Dan
2/7/04  747 Bridge Fest Kingwood, TX 5K 32:56   results  a
b
c
d
10/9/04  50 Seven Hills Huntsville, TX 5K 32:18   results a
b
Dan
Bill&Dan
10/23/04   TCU Family Weekend Fort Worth, TX 5K 30:38   results
age
 
11/27/04   Run The Woodlands #118 Woodlands, TX 5K  30:01    results  a
b
c
d
5/28/05 798 Astros Run for the Pennant 
Weather: HOT! But after this race, the Astros started winning ballgames - and the rest is World Series history!
Houston, TX 5K 34:40 11:11  results a
10/15/05 52 Seven Hills 
Took 3rd Place in my age group! 
Medal:     Front Back
Huntsville, TX 5K 30:55   results a
b
c
2/4/06 872  Bridge Fest 
I placed 29th in the "0 to 12" age group, and 27th in the "50 to 59" age group!
Kingwood, TX 5K 31:23   results a
b
c
9/30/06 - Lion's Share Challenge UNT 
(Denton, TX)
5K 35:24      
10/21/06 3 Seven Hills Huntsville, TX 5K 33:12
results a
b
c
d
5/12/07

YMCA Trail Run
Course was very muddy and progress was slow for everyone, but we slipped and slided along to the finish line.
Conroe, TX
5K
34:08
11:01
results

10/13/07
54
Seven Hills
Huntsville, TX
5K
31:18
10:06
results
a
b
c
5/31/08
1054
Astros Race for the Pennant
Houston, TX
5K
33:25
11:21
results
a
b
10/11/08
153
Seven Hills
Took 3rd place in my age group!
Huntsville, TX
5K
31:53
10:17
results
a
b
c
d
4/18/09
863
BMI (Benevolent Missions Intl.)
Conroe, TX
5K
31:28
10:05
results


10/17/09
76
Seven Hills
Gorgeous weather!  53 at race time.
Took 3rd in age group!
Finally broke the 30 minute barrier!

Huntsville, TX
5K
29:11
9:12
results
a
b
c
11/7/09
-
Children's Miracle Network
This fundraiser walk/run was not officially timed. I am fairly sure it was also a bit shorter than 5K.
Montgomery, TX
5K
N/A



2/6/10
1087
Bridge Fest
Kingwood, TX
5K
29:39
9:33
results
a
b
4/10/10
38
BMI (Benevolent Missions Intl.) Conroe, TX
5K
28:05
9:04
results

10/23/10
-
Seven Hills
I ran the Half instead.  But if I had run the 5K in my last year's time, I would have placed 1st in my age group!
Huntsville, TX
5K




3/26/11
90
BMI (Benevolent Missions Intl.)
Conroe, TX
5K
29:54
9:37
results

10/22/11
59
Seven Hills
Weather was fair, in the low 60s.
Huntsville, TX
5K
30:45
9:54
results
a
b
3/25/12
56
BMI (Benevolent Missions International)
Conroe, TX
5K
30:45
9:54
results

2/2/13
180
Bridge Fest
Kingwood, TX
5K
34:26
11:05
results

9/28/13
330
Woodforest Charity Run
I took 2nd place out of 4 in my age group!
Conroe, TX
5K
34:21
11:05
results










5 Mile Races:  






11/27/03   Run Thru the Woods Woodlands, TX 5 Miles 60:03 12:01 results  
11/25/04 91 Run Thru the Woods Woodlands, TX 5 Miles 52:43  10:33 results a
11/24/05  247 Run Thru the Woods Woodlands, TX 5 Miles 52:34   10:31 a
11/22/07
1606
Run Thru the Woods
Weather was cold and windy (temp 40, wind chill 32), but bright and sunny!
Woodlands, TX
5 Miles
51:46
10:21
results
a
11/27/08
2994
Run Thru the Woods
Woodlands, TX
5 Miles
53:26
10:41
results a
b
cropped
11/26/09
2983
Run Thru the Woods
Weather was cold (temp 39), but bright and sunny!   I broke the 50 minute barrier!
Woodlands, TX
5 Miles
49:52
9:58
results
Watch Time
a
b
c
11/24/11
2013
Run Thru the Woods
Weather was cold & damp (temp 47).
Woodlands, TX
5 miles
52:03
10:25
results










10K Races:  






5/2/09
722  Lone Star Stampede
Weather was overcast with a nice breeze.
Timing system was not operable, so time is unofficial.  New shoes did not work out!

Houston, TX
10K
1:10:06
10:56


3/13/10
595
Bayou City Classic
Weather started out cold and windy but warmed up nicely.   My time would have been better, but respiratory illness wreaked havoc with my training schedule in the last 2 weeks.
Check out the photos of my "Six Flags of Texas" outfit!   The T-shirt is my original design!
Houston, TX
10K
1:04:01
10:18
results
Photo 1
Photo 2
Photo 3
Photo 4
Photo 5
Photo 6
Photo 7
Photo 8
Photo 9
Photo 10
Photo 11
Photo 12

5/8/10
670
Lone Star Stampede
Weather was overcast with a nice breeze.
Houston, TX
10K
1:02:25
10:03
results

9/18/10
292
Toughest 10K
THEY AREN'T KIDDING!   4 times up the overpass on the big bridge at Kemah.   Weather: 77 and overcast, with nice breeze on the bridge.   Good opportunity for serious hill work.
Kemah, TX
10K
1:11:32
11:30
results
a
b
c
9/25/10
1407
Woodforest Charity 10K
Conroe, TX
10K
1:04:36
10:24
results
 Start Photo
(BT marked)

3/12/11
16
Bayou City Classic
My time was not as good as I hoped.  I was still a bit out of shape from the holidays!  Strange road sign on the course was the work of pranksters!
Houston, TX
10K
1:06:49
10:47
results
photos
Sign1
Sign2
9/17/11
281
Woodforest Charity 10K
Conroe, TX
10K
1:06:56
10:47
results

1/28/12

"FROST YOUR FANNY" 10K
This was a Seven Hills club runWeather was not frosty, but pretty chilly and windy!
Huntsville, TX
10K
1:07:07
10:48


3/10/12
Bayou City Classic
Decided not to run due to bad weather.
Houston, TX
10K




5/26/12
2366
Astros Race For The Pennant
This year a 10K was offered, so I tried it, but my time was very poor - I walked a lot due to the hot and humid conditions and there were several overpasses to climb.
Houston, TX
10K
1:16:00
12:14
results

9/22/12
3714
Woodforest Charity 10K Conroe, TX
10K
1:12:37
11:41
results

3/9/13
238
Bayou City Classic
Houston, TX
10K
1:16:02
12:14
results










Quarter Marathon:








10/27/12
451
Seven Hills Quarter Marathon
The Quarter Marathon was revived in Huntsville this year!   Weather was great for the run - nice and cool!
Huntsville, TX
Quarter Marathon
1:16:46
11:43
results










Half Marathon:








10/23/10
13
(lucky)
Seven Hills Half Marathon
The weather was warmer than usual (70s) for my first Huntsville Half. Ran the first lap and ran/walked the second lap.  Achieved my goal of FINISHING THE RACE!
Huntsville, TX
Half Marathon
2:39:44
12:11
results
Photo 1 (5.5 miles)
Photo 2 (5.5 miles)
Photo 3 (6.5 miles)
Photo 4 (6.5 miles)
Photo 5 (13 miles)
Photo 6 (13 miles)
Photo 7 (13 miles)
Photo 8 (13 miles)










Conroe Running Club (Conroe, Texas)
Contact:  Steve Yates

Our group runs each Monday evening in Panorama Village at 6:30 P.M. We do a 5K loop -- all speeds - join us!
We also run on Saturday mornings at 6:30 A.M. meeting at the north parking lot of Cracker Barrel. We run a longer run -- looping through Panorama and Teaswood - about 7 miles. Some who are training for longer races this Fall and Winter start increasing the Saturday run in length.


PACE CONVERTER (enter your time and distance to calculate pace per mile)

DAILY MILE (create maps of running routes and track your mileage)

MAP MY RUN website (find or create maps of running routes)

HARRA RACE RESULTS PAGE

Other Results Links:

HARRA (Houston Area Road Runners Assocation)

Seven Hills Running Club

Sign Me Up Sports (online registration for races)

Run The Woodlands Site

Run Thru The Woods - Woodlands, TX Thanksgiving 5 Mile Run

The Running Network

Bayou City Classic 10K

Benevolent Missions International (BMI) 5K - Conroe, TX

Astros Race For The Pennant - Houston, TX

Run With The Bears (5 mile) - Montgomery, TX

Lake Houston YMCA (Bridge Fest)

http://www.marathontraining.com/marathon/marathon.html

http://www.marathonguide.com/index.cfm

http://www.roadrunnersports.com/

The Klondike Trail of '98 International Road Relay (Skagway to Whitehorse)


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